Another Look at China’s Leaders After the 2015 Plenum
November 03, 2015
Another Look at China’s Leaders After the 2015 Plenum
Where does Xi Jinping fit in China's political spectrum? And what does this mean for the rest of his time in power?
Another Look at China’s Leaders After the 2015 Plenum
It's Official: China's President to Visit US From Sept. 22-25
September 17, 2015
It's Official: China's President to Visit US From Sept. 22-25
How does Xi's four day trip, with stops in Seatlle, DC, and New York, compare to other visits by Chinese leaders?
It's Official: China's President to Visit US From Sept. 22-25
3 Takeaways From China's Military Parade
September 03, 2015
3 Takeaways From China's Military Parade
The military parade on September 3 was President Xi Jinping's coming-out party. What messages did he send?
3 Takeaways From China's Military Parade
Is Xi Sending an Ultimatum to Former President Jiang Zemin?
August 17, 2015
Is Xi Sending an Ultimatum to Former President Jiang Zemin?
What to make of an unusual article in the People's Daily.
Is Xi Sending an Ultimatum to Former President Jiang Zemin?
China's State Media Tells Retired Officials to Stay Retired
August 12, 2015
China's State Media Tells Retired Officials to Stay Retired
The article from People's Daily seems to be a veiled reference to former leader Jiang Zemin.
China's State Media Tells Retired Officials to Stay Retired
Guo Boxiong, Jiang Zemin, and the Corruption of the Chinese Military
July 31, 2015
Guo Boxiong, Jiang Zemin, and the Corruption of the Chinese Military
If two of the most powerful military leaders in the past 16 years are corrupt, who in the Chinese military is not?
Guo Boxiong, Jiang Zemin, and the Corruption of the Chinese Military
Sino-Russian Relations and the Lessons of 1996
April 13, 2015
Sino-Russian Relations and the Lessons of 1996
A watershed year for Russia’s ties with China shows the role of domestic politics in driving “great power relations.”
Sino-Russian Relations and the Lessons of 1996
China's 2015 NPC Session: The Case of the Missing Presidents
March 09, 2015
China's 2015 NPC Session: The Case of the Missing Presidents
Former presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao are both MIA at the NPC. Why?
China's 2015 NPC Session: The Case of the Missing Presidents
A Turning Point in China’s Anti-Graft Campaign
January 11, 2015
A Turning Point in China’s Anti-Graft Campaign
A key phase of the Chinese Communist Party’s anti-corruption campaign has concluded
A Turning Point in China’s Anti-Graft Campaign
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
August 01, 2014
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
After Zhou Yongkang, the anti-corruption campaign aims at the PLA and Shanghai -- two power bases for Jiang Zemin.
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
China’s Former Leaders Tell Xi To Halt Anti-Corruption Campaign
April 04, 2014
China’s Former Leaders Tell Xi To Halt Anti-Corruption Campaign
Former Presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao are reportedly pushing for an end to Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign.
China’s Former Leaders Tell Xi To Halt Anti-Corruption Campaign
Spain Issues Arrest Order For Jiang Zemin, Li Peng
February 11, 2014
Spain Issues Arrest Order For Jiang Zemin, Li Peng
The court's ruling won't affect the accused Chinese leaders, but could have real consequences for China-Spain relations.
Spain Issues Arrest Order For Jiang Zemin, Li Peng
September 09, 2013
China’s “Mass Line” Campaign
China’s leadership is trying to bring the Party closer to the people. The campaign also has other implications.
China’s “Mass Line” Campaign
Bo Xilai’s Trial Could Start This Week
July 24, 2013
Bo Xilai’s Trial Could Start This Week
Does Bo’s trial explain former President Jiang Zemin’s recent appearance? Wednesday China links.
Bo Xilai’s Trial Could Start This Week
Not Rising, But Rejuvenating: The
February 05, 2013
Not Rising, But Rejuvenating: The "Chinese Dream"
Many talk of China “rising.” Chinese view their fortunes as a return to greatness from a “century of humiliation” — and not a rise from nothing.
Not Rising, But Rejuvenating: The "Chinese Dream"
China's Factional Politics
December 08, 2012
China's Factional Politics
China’s leadership transition has been seen as a victory for retired President Jiang Zemin — but change seems certain.
China's Factional Politics
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